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    Sale 2515 | Lot 39
    Price Realized: $1,250With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2515 Lot 39

      CHARLES BUCKLES FALLS (1874-1960) BOOKS WANTED. Circa 1918.
      42x28 1/4 inches, 106 3/4x71 3/4 cm. [The Gill Engraving Company, New York.]
      Condition A: minor creases and abrasions in margins. Paper.
      One of several effective images created during World War I, mostly published by the American Library Association, to promote the donation of books to servicemen. This poster "succeeded in its object, and gained a considerable reputation for Falls, who prepared the design in twenty-four hours" (Daracott p. xviii). Rawls 158, Theofiles 277, Borkan p. 182, Darracott 12, Rickards 200.

      Estimate $700 - 1,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,250